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  • SC orders removal of encroachments around luxury hotels in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the removal of encroachments and road blockades around luxury hotels in the capital within 24 hours...

    While taking notice of encroachments around two hotels, the court directed the Capital Development Authority (CDA) to submit a report after implementing the order today (Thursday)...

  • Security audit of Islamabad hotels ordered

    ISLAMABAD: Deputy Inspector General (operations) Waqaruddin Syed on Monday ordered a security audit of hotels, especially five-star ones, in the capital in the wake of the terrorist attack on Pearl Continental (PC) in Gwadar, police said on Monday...

    The audit is aimed at identifying loopholes and improving security of the hotels...

  • Jailed Indian tycoon seals deal to keep hotels

    MUMBAI: The Sahara Group of jailed Indian tycoon Subrata Roy said Monday it had reached a deal with Britain's billionaire Reuben brothers to avert the sale of three luxury hotels overseas...

    “It is a matter of great satisfaction to our chairman, Shri Subrata Roy Sahara, that the Indian flag will continue to fly on these three globally-renowned hotels...

  • Occupancy rates rise, but hotels differ on CPEC-related business

    However, hotels in different cities offer divergent views on business generated by CPEC-related activity...

    Hotels in Karachi are witnessing comparatively higher number of Chinese visitors, whereas hotel operators in Lahore, Islamabad and Rawalpindi say the role of CPEC was not significant in a rise in occupancy...

  • Hotels, college canteens sealed

    LAHORE: The Punjab Food Authority teams on Thursday sealed various eateries, restaurants and food production units besides imposing fine on others in various parts of the city...

    A team headed by PFA Director (operations) Ms Ayesha Mumtaz in Data Ganj Bakhsh Town sealed Best Western Hotel’s Kitchen
  • Chinese city hotels asked to turn away people from five Muslim countries

    BEIJING: Police have ordered some low-end hotels in the Chinese metropolis of Guangzhou not to allow guests from five Muslim-majority countries to stay, though China’s foreign ministry said it had never heard of the policy...

    Three hotels with rooms costing about $23 a night said they had received police notices as early as March, telling them to turn away people from Pakistan, Syria, Iraq, Turkey and Afghanistan...

  • Swoop on two five-star hotels

    LAHORE: The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) swooped on two five-star hotels in Lahore on Friday as part of its drive to hunt those compromising pure food, cleanliness and hygiene parameters...

    A team headed by PFA Director Ayesha Mumtaz reached the hotels on The Mall and imposed Rs75,000 fine on each of them...

  • Traders oppose raids on restaurants, hotels

    ISLAMABAD: Terming it a ‘half-baked and ill-conceived move’, the Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) on Monday called upon the capital administration to halt the ongoing raids on hotels and restaurants without first issuing a warning...

    “The local administration should first develop proper standard operating procedures (SOPs), checklists and parameters for hotels and restaurants defining a neat and clean food...

  • Food authority seals 15 eateries, hotels

    LAHORE: The Punjab Food Authority on Friday sealed Allama Iqbal Medical College cafeteria and imposed a heavy fine on the Jinnah Hospital canteen contractor for poor cleanliness, hygiene and food handling standards...

    According to a press release, the PFA team, led by Director Operations Ayesha Mumtaz, sealed the college’s cafeteria for poor cleanliness and hygiene issues
  • This week 50 years ago: City hotels cancel marriage parties

    Similarities are starkThe month of April in 1967 came as a bit of a shock for hotel owners who used to have marriage ceremonies arranged in the spacious halls and lush-green gardens of their hotels...

    On April 5, it was reported that about a dozen valima receptions and marriage parties booked in various leading hotels and restaurants of the city for the first week of the month had been cancelled following the imposition of the West...

  • Hotels, railway station to be built for Sikh pilgrims in Kartarpur

    TAXILA: Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmed on Monday announced that the government would provide land to Sikh organisations for construction of modern hotels in Kartarpur, Nankana Sahib and Narowal, besides construction of a railway station in Kartarpur to provide state-of-the-art board and lodging facilities to Sikh pilgrims visiting Pakistan...

    He said Pakistan Railways (PR) had offered 10 acres of land each in...

  • PM wants to avoid pricey hotels during his stay in Washington

    WASHINGTON: Officials in Islamabad are believed to have informed the Pakistan embassy that Prime Minister Imran Khan desires to stay at the ambassador’s official residence instead of an expensive hotel during his three-day visit to Washington, starting on July 21...

    It’s these logistic and security issues that force visiting heads of states and governments to stay at one of half a dozen hotels that have special arrangement for such...

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